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Collection C0177 - David C. Jones' Carlstadt / Alderson Photographs collection

Identity area

Reference code

ACU GBA C0177

Title

David C. Jones' Carlstadt / Alderson Photographs collection

Date(s)

  • Copied 1984-1987, originally created [ca.1900]-1939 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

58 photographs

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

David C. Jones, a professor at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, collected these photographs from 1984 to 1987, while undertaking research for his book Empire of Dust : Settling and Abandoning the Prairie Dry Belt. -- Calgary : University of Calgary Press, 1987 (republished 2002). The images related to his case study of the ghost town of Alderson (originally named Carlstadt), and were obtained from Carol Poynton, Florence Swanby, Bertha Hostland, Merv Nelson, Pat Earl, Richard Goehring, Bob White, Lilly Askew, Bud Starr, and Doug Parkkari.

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Content and structure area

Scope and content

The collection consists of photographs of buildings, activities, and people who lived in the town of Carlstadt / Alderson.

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Conditions governing access

No restrictions on access.

Conditions governing reproduction

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Language and script notes

The material is in English.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

No finding aid, but the photos have been digitized.

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Existence and location of originals

The original photographs were returned to their owners by David C. Jones.

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Note

Title based on contents of records.

Note

Link added to Archives Photographs on August 10, 2015.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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